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Oh My: The Brutal Post-Debate Focus Group

Chestertonfan Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 1:54 PM
As for the foreign policy debate, how about simply articulating who your enemies are and who are your friends. Treat the first with reserve and suspicion and the second as a friend and ally. This would be 180 degrees different than the current administration's policy. That would be enough hope and change for me.

The only focus group you really needed to get the gist of how this debate turned out was the circus on MSNBC after it ended.  The anchors ranged from morose to unhinged.  But what about the rest of America?  I flagged a few nuggets from the network's insta-polls last night, but let's circle back, shall we?  First up is CNN, which polled 430 American adults (not likely, or even registered, voters) with a D+4 sample.  So the deck was somewhat stacked to begin with.  And yet:

- 67 percent said Romney won the debate, 25 percent...